Pasta Isabarte

Pronounced 'Is-uh-bart-uh' , this dish was invented as a college student. It not only satisfied my voracious appetite and love for Italian food but also scored well with my lady friends. Easy to prepare, even easier to eat!

Pasta Isabarte Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Pasta Isabarte for 6 servings:

  • 1 pound dry ziti pasta
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 (4 ounce) can sliced black olives
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 pinch dried oregano
  • garlic salt to taste
  • 1 (28 ounce) jar pasta sauce
  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded mozzarella cheese

Pasta Isabarte Cooking Instructions

  • Prep30m
  • Cook1h
  • Ready In1h 30m

To cook Pasta Isabarte, you need about 30 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Pasta Isabarte is about 1 hour , and you can serve your Pasta Isabarte within 1 hour 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Pasta Isabarte easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. 2 Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add ziti pasta and cook until almost done, soft but not limp; drain.
  3. 3 Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Over medium heat, bring water to a full boil. Lower heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Immediately plunge eggs into cold water. Using a sharp knife, dice the eggs.
  4. 4 In a large mixing bowl, gently mix tomato, olives, red peppers, yellow peppers, green peppers, onions, eggs, oregano, garlic salt, and pasta sauce. It's more fun to do the mixing with your hands! Pour the drained pasta into the bowl and mix.
  5. 5 Pour the mixture into a large, deep, greased casserole dish. Cover with as much cheese as you can, making sure the edges are covered completely. Put lid on dish and bake on a low rack for 30 to 35 minutes or until the cheese is completely melted and turning a golden brown. Let it cool for about 10 minutes, cut into squares and serve.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 561 calories; 14.4 grams of fat; 82.8 grams of carbohydrates; 24.5 grams of protein; 89 milligrams of cholesterol; 1010 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Oct 9th 2009

    As-is, this recipe is not the best thing I've ever tasted. It's not bad but some improvements though. You may want to: saute the onions and peppers as other reviews suggest (I didn't and t ...

  2. Aug 18th 2009

    My husband couldn't decide between four and four and a half stars on this one, but I made significant variations, so I didn't feel comfortable giving it a five. I roasted the peppers and oni ...

  3. May 11th 2008

    We have made this twice now and my bf and I love it. We made a few changes - I substitute an orange bell pepper for green and add some fresh garlic. I prefer to use small chopped mushrooms ...

  4. Sep 25th 2007

    I think this jimmytutone fella must have a biased opinion... As for impressing the lady friends, Im not sure I was ever introduced to this dish.

  5. Mar 28th 2007

    What a great pasta dish! I've never put boiled eggs in a pasta dish before but, based on the reviews, I added an extra egg even and loved it. Since my husband doesn't like olives, I made it ...

  6. Oct 1st 2006

    This was good and easy too. I used Jackie's "Best Marinara Sauce Yet" for the jar of spaghetti sauce and it was delicious. I should have used 3 eggs. Looking forward to the leftovers. Thanks!

  7. May 24th 2004

    Excellent pasta dish. What's amazing is how good the vegetables taste once baked in this caserole type Italian dish. I like the inclusion of egg also. The egg was a tasty treat, especiall ...

  8. Sep 22nd 2001

    A great recipe. The peppers stay slightly crunchy, amazingly. My kids liked the noodles and the cheese

  9. Dec 15th 2000

    Oh my God! What a great dish. I fed three friends and had enough leftover for lunch the next day. Whoever thought to put hardboiled eggs in a pasta dish is an absolute genius. Very flavorful ...